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The 2017 RAF Trail's End

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In the interest of safety, RAF 2017 Trail organizers postponed two June RAF Trail events to avoid inclement weather. If you were disappointed Trigger Gap and McIntosh Reserve were cancelled, here is your chance to enjoy those RAF Trail stops!

We are pleased to announce the “2017 RAF Trail’s End” with these final events:

September 30 – Merritt Field, Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania (on schedule).

Join us at Eagles Mere Air Museum at Merritt Field (4PN7) for a tour of this remarkable gem way up in hills northeast of Williamsport (KIPT). Entrance fee to the museum is $8.00. Owner George Jenkins displays aircraft you may never have seen. The Future Business Leaders of America will be holding a fundraiser cook-out at the field.

Plan to arrive around noon and please be on the lookout for radio-less antiques in and around the pattern. Park at the top of the hill on the southeast side of the grass runway. 

Please review their operations: http://www.eaglesmereairmuseum.org/operations.shtml 

Questions?  Contact: Chris Groshel (groshel@gmail.com)


November 3-5,– McIntosh Reserve, Georgia (originally scheduled June 2-4)

Join RAF Georgia State Liaisons Brett Wilkes and Eric Davis at one of Georgia's best recreational destinations. Located 40 miles SW of Atlanta, this airstrip is situated within Carroll County's McIntosh Reserve Park adjacent to the Chattahoochee River.

Park amenities include tent camping ($3 fee), pavilions, restrooms, showers, river access, trails, historic buildings. Please plan to bring your meals and drinks. A grill is available on site.

Please review the Safety Briefing and waiver below: 

RAF McIntosh Safety Briefing

Waiver Sign and have notarized prior to event; email to: bwilkes@theraf.org.

Questions?  Contact Brett Wilkes (bwilkes@theraf.org) or Eric Davis (edavis@theraf.org)


November 4-5 – Trigger Gap, Arkansas (originally scheduled June 2-4).

Join RAF Arkansas State Liaison Dave Powell for all the fun at Trigger Gap, 3 miles South of Carroll County airport (4M1). Enjoy flying, camping, canoeing on Kings River (reservation required) and tour of historic Eureka Springs.

To make reservations for the canoe trip call Harper Goodwin, 817-938-3334; or Dave Powell, 479-586-5540.

Please read RAF Safety Briefing: http://theraf.org/content/trigger-gap-safety-briefing

Questions?  Contact Dave Powell (dpowell@theraf.org)


Help us celebrate the RAF “Trail’s End” at these recreational destinations!